Enhancing the diffusion of information about agricultural technology

@inproceedings{Emerick2017EnhancingTD,
  title={Enhancing the diffusion of information about agricultural technology},
  author={Kyle Jared Emerick and Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet and Manzoor H. Dar},
  year={2017}
}
We introduced a new seed variety to a subset of farmers across 100 rural Indian villages. Half of the villages were randomly allocated to receive an information treatment known as the farmer field day. The new seed variety was explained, selected adopters shared their experiences, and villagers were taken to the field to observe the crop during these events. We find that farmer field days improve the learning process and increase adoption in the following year by around 40 percent. Further… CONTINUE READING

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